Puoiduusuálui / Kärppäsaari Boating Base


Boating Base, day trip hut.

Location and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Inari Hiking Area.

Inarijärvi Kärppäsaari, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 59.0598' lon: 27° 55.0690'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7652964 E: 536762.

The boating base is located at the northern tip of Kärppäsaari Island, to the south of Lake Inari's Varttasaari Island.

The boating base is suitable for use in winter too.



A water bucket, a wood-burning stove and a cas cooker in the campfire hut. A covered outdoor cooking shelter with a gas cooker. A pier, a dry toilet, a firewood shelter and a campfire site.


Pets are permitted in the campfire hut, but only if other visitors consent to it. There is a open wilderness hut nearby.

There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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